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Independent Living News & Policy from the National Council on Independent Living

Funding Opportunity: ADRC Critical Relief Funds for COVID-19 Pandemic Response

Source: Administration for Community Living (ACL) ACL is announcing a $50 million funding opportunity to support efforts by Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs) to prevent, prepare for, and respond […]

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Medical Rationing and COVID-19: Information and Resources

As cases of COVID-19 are increasing across the country, so, too, is the need for equipment and treatment. In response to both the fear and reality of needs exceeding resources, […]

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IL-NET Presents… A National Webinar & Teleconference: Remote Work and Consumer Connections During the COVID-19 Pandemic – A Q&A Session for CILs and SILCs

Tuesday, April 7, 2020; 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Eastern Register online The IL-NET National Training & Technical Assistance Center is offering a new panel presentation in our series on maintaining […]

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An Update on the Congressional COVID-19 Package

Yesterday the Senate unanimously passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act (S. 3548). Read the updated bill (PDF). The package now heads to the House of Representatives, […]

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Urgent Action Alert: Keep Telling Congress to Include People with Disabilities in Their COVID-19 Response!

Thank you for all the efforts you have already made to get Congress to include the needs of people with disabilities in the next COVID-19 relief package. Last week the […]

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Invitation: National Disability Institute’s Listening Session on COVID-19 Impacts

Join National Disability Institute (NDI) and partnering organizations for a Listening Session to learn from individuals with disabilities, family members, disability service providers, and public agency leaders about the current […]

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Urgent Action Alert: Tell Congress to Include People with Disabilities in Their COVID-19 Response!

Congress will be working through the weekend on their Phase 3 legislative package in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Congress has already passed two bills (more information at www.ncil.org/covid-19), and […]

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Action Alert: Tell Congress to Include People with Disabilities in Their COVID-19 Response!

Last night the Families First Coronavirus Response Act was signed into law after it passed through the Senate late in the day. The Families First Act increases Medicaid funding through […]

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COVID-19 Updates: What’s New at ACL.gov

Source: Administration for Community Living (ACL) Thank you to the aging and disability networks for continuing to share the resources you’re creating for the people we serve. We have added […]

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Urge Your Members of Congress to Support Funding for CILs in the Next COVID-19 Package!

NCIL has been closely monitoring and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. We have been working to provide tools and resources to the Independent Living network; engaging with partner organizations, Congress, […]

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